FunkMySoul’s only purpose is to spread Soul, Funk, R’& ‘B, Jazz/Funk, Soul/Jazz and related from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, almost exclusively from the original vinyl.
Our vision is to create a collection of the most important artists and albums of these genres, a musical encyclopaedia if you will.
We hope that this passion can unify us all in our utmost respect for the purveyors of the music we love so much. Enjoy it and Bless you all Brothers and Sisters.
Amazing spiritual jazz / jazz funk lp by The Awakening, it became a classic album in the genre, essential stuff!! A jazzy sextet based in Chicago in the early seventies with Sunny Murray. This was their second and final effort from 1973 on the ultra…Read More/Download ›
“His California Album” was a return to form for Bobby “Blue” Bland. Having turned his personal life round in 1971, he turned his career round in 1973. For the first time in nearly ten years, his album charted, spending nineteen weeks in the US Billboard…Read More/Download ›
The bold, ambitious Down to Earth represents Eddie Floyd’s most daring break from the classic Stax sound. Produced and arranged in collaboration with the great Steve Cropper, its muscular soul sound draws heavily on psychedelic rock sensibilities, favoring extended jams, mutating tempos, and thick, bubbling rhythms. Cropper’s scorching guitar is…Read More/Download ›
A totally great album from Freda Payne – a set that moves strongly past her initial early hits for the Holland Dozier Holland team, into a realm that’s even more sophisticated overall! There’s a full approach here that’s really wonderful – almost a higher-concept version…Read More/Download ›
Of the major R&B stars of the 1960s and ’70s, Lou Rawls was the singer who seemed most comfortable slipping into the easy groove of Las Vegas-style lounge belting, which is no insult — Rawls had both the voice and the musical instincts to sing straight-ahead soul, jazz, or…Read More/Download ›
As if Louis Armstrong singing about “Christmas in New Orleans“, “Chistmas In Harlem” and even a “White Christmas” weren’t enough to make this album a classic, Satchmo called on a few of his friends. And when your guest list includes Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Mel…Read More/Download ›
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This album never got the credit it deserved. The songs are sparse, occasionally orchestrated, but always beautiful. The emotion is there for all to hear in both the music and the words. Listen to this album and I guarantee you will feel better afterwards. Sometimes…Read More/Download ›
The Intrigues, a Soul vocal group out of Philadelphia (Alfred Brown, James Lee, James Harris and Ronald Hamilton) were active from the late 1960s through to about 1972, and although making the national charts three times in that span, are generally regarded as a One-Hit…Read More/Download ›
A Miami soul masterpiece from start to finish – and a lesser-known record from drum machine hit maestro Timmy Thomas! The album’s got the feel of Timmy’s classic Why Can’t We Live Together album – but the overall sound is a bit fuller and richer,…Read More/Download ›
Leroy Hutson had an amazing start to his career as a solo artist.He kept churning out one fine LP after another,with this effort being no exception.In fact it could be argued that all his work for the the Curtom label is essential listening. The quality…Read More/Download ›
Session bassist Louis Villery formed African Music Machine in the 1970s as an eight-piece outfit of instrumental funk, which would gradually become the house band of the Jewel/Paula record label. Their distinct style of performance blended the classic sounds of deep funk music with their…Read More/Download ›
Tired of the same old same old Christmas songs & carols? Tired of being at some holiday celebration & the music is so stale & boring you can’t even bring yourself to get up & dance? Well, then, THIS COLLECTION IS JUST FOR YOU! As…Read More/Download ›
A Mary Christmas is an extraordinary collaboration between Blige and legendary producer and Verve Music Group Chairman, David Foster. ‘Working with David Foster is a singer’s dream. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to make this soulful classic Christmas album with him. David’s…Read More/Download ›
This British compilation brings together the only album of the multiracial Canadian group Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers (another more famous member was no less than Tommy Chong, later from Cheech & Chong, and they used the services of Jimi Hendrix at some time), the…Read More/Download ›
One of her most pop-oriented albums, but also one of her best and most consistent. Most of the songs feature dramatic, swinging large-band orchestration, with the accent on the brass and strings. Simonedidn’t write any of the material, turning to popular European songsmiths Charles Aznavour, Jacques Brel, and Anthony…Read More/Download ›